Control is a major issue for us all. We want to control our environment and people’s behaviors to help us survive and thrive. Although we have little control over either when we are children, we become more empowered as we mature. But, fact is, we will never have complete power over our lives, even as […]
We all know of people who pursue mastery in such things as chess, golf, painting, cooking, musicianship, martial arts and more. But something I’ve been thinking about a lot over the past year is emotional mastery. In fact, I’ve come to believe that the importance of mastering our own emotionality cannot be overestimated; it’s actually […]
July 2, 2012 by Deah Schwartz
Filed under Activism, Body Image, Empowerment, Fat Acceptance, Featured, Freedom, HAES, Healthy Coping, Loving Your Body, Mindfulness, Self Esteem, Self-Acceptance, Self-Care, Self-Compassion
I know all too well that starting a wait loss program, is no easy task. It forces us to embark on a whole different kind of power trip that takes a great deal of I will power and even more I won’t power.